Painting with Water

Painting with Water

A few months ago we happened upon a large pack of painting tools while shopping at Micheal’s. The whole pack, of about 20 items, was on sale for $2.99. That led us down a path of Baby T asking to paint every single day. While I love that she loves painting, I do not always … Read More

Sensory Bin

Sensory Bin

Having a sensory bin has been a game changer in our house. Any activity that goes in the bin is guaranteed to be time consuming and help with a range of developmental skills. Most sensory activities work best partnered with a sensory bin. Related Article: Sensory Play What is a Sensory Bin? A sensory bin … Read More

Sensory Play: Why is it Important for Child Development

Sensory Play: Why is it Important for Child Development

Starting at birth, babies constantly engage their senses to discover the world around them. As parents and caretakers it is our job to encourage and challenge their senses to promote growth in every area. Sensory play is an incredible tool for early childhood development. What is Sensory Play Sensory play is any activity that stimulates … Read More

Sensory Boards

Sensory Boards

This article is in partnership with The Accidental Toy Makers. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Do you constantly find yourself telling your child “no”? “No, don’t pull on the plugin” “No, stop pushing the TV buttons” “Don’t mess with that lock”. Children are constantly trying to challenge themselves to improve all of their … Read More

Salt Dough Ornaments

Salt Dough Ornaments

Making ornaments has become one of my favorite Christmas traditions to do with my daughter. This is something I plan to continue with her every year. They are extremely easy to make, smells good and a great sensory activity for her. When looking for recipes online I was disappointed to find that most of them … Read More

Add Singing into Your Toddler’s Daily Routine

Add Singing into Your Toddler’s Daily Routine

Singing is one of my favorite things to do with my daughter. At age one, she is learning how to sing along, do hand motions, dance around and even sing by herself (it is seriously the cutest thing to catch her doing). Not a day goes by without us singing. I feel that it is … Read More

Playing in the Rain

Playing in the Rain

Summer has finally arrived here in Alaska! Along with the sunshine comes some rain. Rainy days can feel so long being stuck inside all day. My advice, don’t sit inside and waste it, go outside and play! Baby T played in the rain for the first time this week. It was amazing watching her explore and … Read More